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June, 2018
14-24Normal, ILBig Sale
23-7/4Bloomfield
29-30St. Paul, MNBook Fair


July, 2018
5-8Ames
7-11Newtown, CT43rd HUGE Sale
12-15Algonquin, ILExceptional
14Chariton
14-17Westport, CTThe Sale is ON!
19-22Saint Paul, MNTent Sale
20-22Mount Prospect, ILBig Sale
20-21Perry
27-31Southport, CTBig Sale
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Future Sales

August, 2018
2-5Elmhurst, ILBig Sale
3-4CoralvilleBig Sale
3-4Denver, COBooks and Paper
3-5Saint Charles, MO250,000 Items!
11Chariton
17-21Saint Louis, MO1 Million+ Books!
25-26Madrid
26-9/1Jefferson
?Knoxville
31-9/2McLean, VABig Sale
31-9/3Redding, CTBig Sale

September, 2018
7-8Winterset
8Chariton
?Burlington
?Des Moines
30-10/6Jefferson

October, 2018
6-7Bettendorf
6-8Danbury, CTBig Sale
13Chariton
19-20Perry
?Dubuque
?Grinnell
?LeClaire
?Marion
?Oskaloosa
?Waukee
?Webster City

November, 2018
10Chariton
?Spencer

December, 2018
8Chariton

January, 2019
12Chariton
18-19Perry
?Burlington

February, 2019
2Solon
9Chariton
?Coralville
?Marshalltown

March, 2019
9Chariton
?Dubuque
?Iowa City

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Denver, CO



Rocky Mountain Book & Paper Fair
Denver Merchandise Mart Expo
451 E. 58th Ave
303-761-3755

(I-25 & 58th Avenue)



Aug 3 - 4
  • The Rocky Mountain Antiquarian Booksellers Association presents
    • 34th Rocky Mountain Book & Paper Fair!
  • The Largest Antiquarian Book & Paper Fair in the Rocky Mountain Region!
  • Collectors and book and art enthusiasts will have an opportunity to browse an eclectic array of fine, rare and valuable books, maps, ephemera, postcards, prints, posters and related materials at the 34th Rocky Mountain Book & Paper Fair.
  • Exhibitors from across the country will be bringing their treasures for the community of connoisseurs, admirers, and new collectors interested in starting, enhancing, or learning about the fascinating world of collectible books and paper.
  • 2018 Exhibitor List
  • August 3 and 4, 2018
    • Friday: 2 pm to 8 pm
    • Saturday: 10 am to 5 pm
  • Admission:$7 good both days (Advance tickets can be purchased 
  • General Information, 2018
  • Email: bookfair2018@rmaba.org

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Danbury, CT


Friends of the Danbury Library
at Police Activities League (PAL) Building
35 Hayestown Rd.
Friends Voice Mail: 203-794-7477
Friends E-Mail: danburyfriends@gmail.org
203-794-7477



Oct 6 - 8
  • Friends of the Danbury Library Annual Book Sale
  • OVER 70,000 ITEMS!
  • Books sorted into over 60 categories
    • Art, Architecture, Photography
    • Hobbies/Crafts, How-To
    • Cooking and Food
    • Science and Nature
    • Children's
    • History and Americana
    • Fiction
    • Sports
    • Business
    • Foreign Languages
    • Health and Fitness
    • Travel and Geography
  • Rare Books, Signed Books, First Editions 
  • Prices: Most Hardcovers $2, Paperbacks $0.50 & up
  • CDs, DVDs, Records, Audiobooks
  • Collectible Books - Large section of specially priced books from $5
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Saturday, October 6
    • 8:00 am to 10:00 am: $15 Early Bird Admission, Free to FRIENDS members
      • Numbers given out at 7am
    • 10:00 am to 5:30 pm, Free admission
  • Sunday, October 7
    • 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Free admission, books half price
  • Monday, October 8
    • 9:00 am to 2:00 pm: Bag Sale, $10 includes free fabric bag
    • 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm: FREE BOOKS
  • Ample free parking
  • Food truck service starting at 6:30 am
  • Proceeds benefit  Friends of the Danbury Library
  • Directions:
    • I-84 West, Exit 6: At light, right onto North St. At first light turn right onto Hayestown Ave. *At end, left onto Tamarack Ave., (becomes E. Hayestown Rd.) At stop sign bear right onto Hayestown Rd. P.A.L. building on the right.
    • I-84 East, Exit 5: Through stop sign, down hill. Straight through traffic light onto North St. At fourth light, turn right onto Hayestown Ave. Follow from * above.

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Newtown, CT

43rd HUGE Sale
Friends of the C.H. Booth Library
ANNUAL BOOK SALE
at Reed Intermediate School
3 Trades Lane
(Across from Fairfield Hills)
Right off I-84, Exit 11, Routes 25 and 34
203-426-4533



July 7 - 11
  • OVER 120,000 BOOKS, CDs, DVDs, PUZZLES, GAMES, AND MORE!
  • High quality at great prices
  • July 7th through July 11th - Come Celebrate our 43rd ANNUAL BOOK SALE
    • Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
      • $5 admission on Saturday only – Ages 18 and under FREE
      • Admission tickets go on sale Saturday morning at 7:00 a.m.
    • Sunday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    • Monday, 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. - half price
    • Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. - $5 per standard-sized bag (provided free)
    • Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon (all items free)
  • The best organized sale anywhere
    • Rare, Collectible and Signed Books all in one room
    • All adult fiction categories alphabetized by author
    • Children's books sorted by reading levels, fiction and non-fiction, series, etc.
  • Over 90 book categories, including your favorites:
    • Adult Fiction in all formats, including
      • Classic works to recent bestsellers
      • Mystery and Thriller
      • Poetry and Drama
      • Romance
      • Science Fiction, Fantasy and Manga
    • Art, Cinema/Media and Photography
    • Children’s books
    • Computer software and books
    • Cooking, Crafts and Style, Gardening
    • History (American and World); War, Military and Espionage
    • Young Adult
  • Plus audiobooks, CDs, DVDs, & LP records (33s, 45s, 78s)—organized by genre
  • Discover, Visa & MasterCard Accepted
  • Unbeatable Amenities
    • Air-conditioning and plenty of on-site parking
    • Refreshments available (Saturday and Sunday)
    • Plus on Saturday
      • Two conveniently located secure holding areas for intended purchases
      • Two credit-card-only check-out stations
    • Scanners and personal electronic devices welcome in sales areas
    • Stockpiling and “clearing” not permitted
  • For further important sale information, go to boothbooksale.org

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Redding, CT


The Mark Twain Library
at Redding Community Center
37 Lonetown Road (Route 107)
(GPS: 41.310787, -73.38534)
203-938-2545

JUST FOLLOW OUR GREEN DIRECTION SIGNS!

Aug 31 - Sept 3

58th Annual Mark Twain Library Book Fair
The Granddaddy of Book Fairs - we are the oldest - and one of the largest - in New England. All proceeds benefit the Library.

Over 60,000 items organized in 75 categories including:

• Children's
(an entire room with nonfiction organized separately)
• Art, Architecture and Photography
• Business (many recent titles)
• Biography
• History
• Cookbooks, Diet, and Wine
• Education and Teaching Materials
• Interior Design and Do-It-Yourself
• Current Fiction - alphabetized for your convenience
• Classic Literature
• Environment and Nature
• Gardening
• Music (large collection of sheet music)
• Mystery
• Large Print
• New England History and Travel
• Poetry
• Romance
• Science, Math & Technology
• Science Fiction
• Sets
• Sports
• Transportation
• Travel
• CDs, DVDs and Audiobooks
• Vinyl Records

And our celebrated COLLECTOR'S CORNER, featuring rare finds, first editions, signed copies - priced to sell.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 31

  • 8 am Early Admission Tickets go on sale
  • 9 am to 10 am, Early Admission - Cash or Check with ID
  • 9 am to 6 pm, Prices as marked (WE DON'T DOUBLE!)
  • 2 pm to 6 pm, Children's After School Spree
  • 3 pm to 4:30 pm, Ice Cream Truck

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

  • 10 am to 4 pm, Prices as marked

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

  • 10 am to 4 pm, Half Price

MONDAY, LABOR DAY, SEPTEMBER 3

  • 9 am to 4 pm, $10 a box of books, or half-price

Credit Cards Accepted for Purchases Only

Scanners and other wireless devices welcome in sales areas; stockpiling and "clearing" not permitted.

Air-conditioned comfort, handicapped accessible, refreshments sold, FREE parking

Visit the Mark Twain Library website for more information


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Southport, CT


Pequot Library
720 Pequot Avenue (Exit 19 off I-95)
203-259-0346



July 27 - 31

58th Annual Summer Book Sale
Friday, July 27 - Tuesday, July 31, 2018
"One of the Largest Book Sales in New England"

OVER 140,000 BOOKS, plus CDs, DVDs, RECORDS, etc., plus unique Specials. All items previously loved and donated to Pequot Library.

HOURS & PRICING

Friday, July 27* 9am to 6pm DOUBLE the marked price
Saturday, July 28 9am to 6pm Priced as marked
Sunday, July 29 9am to 6pm Priced as marked
Monday, July 30 9am to 6pm HALF the marked price
Tuesday, July 31 9am to 2pm $5 PER BAG DAY!

*Spend $250 on Friday and receive 20% discount on all purchases (special items excluded)

High quality books at reasonable prices.Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express Accepted

"A Catalog of Specials" will be available in early July at pequotlibrary.org.

Over 60 categories, including your favorites:

• Art & Architecture
• Astrology & Occult
• Atlas & Dictionary
• Biography
• Business
• Children
• Children-Young Adult
• Classics
• Coffee Table
• Cookbooks
• CT & NE & NY
• Crafts & Hobbies
• Education & Text
• Exotica
• Family & Parenting
• Fiction
• Foreign Language
• Gardening & Nature
• Graphic Novels
• Health Issues
• History & Politics
• Humor
• Impulse
• Jazz
• Large Print
• Law & Crime
• Literature/Anthology/Writing
• Maritime
• Military History
• Music
• Mystery
• Old & Interesting
• 'Ologies
• Performing Arts
• Pets & Animals
• Photography
• Poetry
• Recorded books
• Records, CDs, Tapes, DVDs, Videos
• Religion & Philosophy
• Science
• Science Fiction
• Self Help
• Sets
• Sheet Music
• Signed Books
• Sociology & Anthropology
• Specials
• Spies/Espionage
• Sports
• Travel
• Transportation
• And more!

 

Help us save the environment: if possible please bring your own reusable bags!

Scanners & other wireless devices welcome in sales areas; stockpiling and "clearing" not permitted.

DIRECTIONS:
Exit 19 off I-95 south to 720 Pequot Ave, Southport
 
Location: Under the tents on the Great Lawn, parking lot, in the Auditorium, Reading Room, and Rennell Room

Got Questions? Contact booksale@pequotlibrary.org or (203) 259-0346 ext. 115 or visit pequotlibrary.org


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Westport, CT

The Sale is ON!
Westport Library
20 Jesup Rd. (off US Rte 1)
203-291-4840



July 14 - 17
  • The 26th Annual Westport Library Book Sale
  • Held under the tents on the Jesup Green at the Westport Library
  • This year’s sale will feature more than 70,000 deeply discounted items in over seventy categories from A-Z. Offerings include:
    • Art and Photography: A thoughtfully curated collection of very good books, including photography materials from Aperture, both books and periodicals
    • Hardcover & paperback fiction & non-fiction
    • Children's books
    • Vinyl records, DVDs, CDs, audiobooks & more
  • All our Featured Specials and noteworthy books will again have their own section
  • Vintage juvenile books will be in the children's tent in a separate, adjacent area, so you can decide what's vintage and what's not
  • Soon to come, the always-anticipated Featured Specials list, which this year includes
    • A signed, inscribed John Steinbeck first edition of The Pearl and an artist's proof edition 1985 exhibition catalog, boldly signed by Jean-Michel Basquiat.
  • July 14-17:
    • Saturday, July 14 from 9-5
    • Sunday, July 15 from 10-5
    • Monday, July 16 from 9-5  (all half-price) 
    • Tuesday, July 17 from 9-1 (contributions welcome)
  • Great Prices start at 50 cents for mass-market & children's paperbacks. No sales tax on purchases.
  • Details to follow, including the always-anticipated Featured Specials list, which this year includes a signed John Steinbeck first edition and a limited edition catalog signed by Jean-Michel Basquiat.
  • ABOUT THE SALE: 
    • Visa, MasterCard, and American Express accepted.
    • Admission is free.
    • No prior sign-ups or place-holding. No sale previews.
    • Parking is free and handicap accessible.
    • Quick access from Exit 17 on I-95 or Exit 41 on CT 15 (Merritt Parkway)
  • For more details and the most current information about the sale click here
  • Want to volunteer at the sale? Email Suzy Hooper at shooper@westportlibrary.org
  • Sign up for the Library enews here and click on Book Sale News.
  • On Saturday & Sunday, July 14 & 15, be sure to visit the 45th Westport Fine Arts Festival, presented by the Westport Downtown Merchants Association.
Ames, IA


Ames Public Library
515 Douglas Ave
515-239-5646


July 5 - 8
  • Fri, Sat 9-6, Sun 11-5
  • Preview: Thu 5pm, for donors to Friends Foundation at $20 level and above; 5:30pm, $2 admission fee
  • 30,000 books; 66% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; Most $1; pocket pbs .25 or 5/$1
  • Books sold online and at the library's book store


Bookstore
  • Mon-Thu 9-9, Fri, Sat 9-6, Sun 1-5
Bettendorf, IA

Bettendorf Public Library
2950 Learning Campus Dr.
563-344-4177



Oct 6 - 7
  • Sat 9-5, Sun noon-4
  • Preview: Fri 5-7:30 pm, Friends; join at door $5 ind., $10 fam. $20 fee for scanning
  • 20,000 books; 100% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; plus CDs, videos, audiotapes, records, puzzles, etc.; most .75
  • $20 Scanner fee at Preview only
Bloomfield, IA

Friends of Bloomfield Library
at 109 E Jefferson St
641-664-2209

June 23 - July 4
  • 9-5 daily
  • 12,000 books; 75% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .25; hardcovers .50
  • First weekend: Hairy Nation Day activities across the street
Burlington, IA

Burlington Public Library
210 Court St
319-753-1647



Sept; Jan
  • Sat 8-5
  • Preview: Fri 10-5, Friends; join at door $10 (coves all 3 sales in current year)
  • 9,000 books; 100% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$1 plus Collectors Corner.


Bookstore
  • Mon-Sat, library hours
  • Paperbacks $1; hardcovers $3
Cedar Falls, IA


Book Nook
Cedar Falls Public Library
524 Main St.
319-273-8667


Bookstore
  • Monday 10-7, Wednesday 10-4, Saturday 10-4
Cedar Falls, IA

University of Northern Iowa
Rod Library
1227 W. 27th St

Ongoing
  • Fall & Spring: Mon-Wed 7:30am-midnight, Th 7:30am-10pm, Fri 7:30-7, Sat 10-5, Sun noon-midnight. Summer & May: Mon-Thu 7am-8pm, Fri 7-5, Sat noon-5, Sun noon-8. Interims: Mon-Fri 7:30-5, Sat, Sun closed
  • Hardcovers, DVDs, CDs $2; Paperbacks, LPs, VHS, cassettes $1; prints, posters .50
  • Items change every 2-4 weeks.
    More valuable books have been removed to sell online.
    Cash only
Chariton, IA

Chariton Public Library
803 Braden Ave
641-774-5514



July 14; Aug 11; Sept 8; Oct 13; Nov 10; Dec 8; Jan 12, 2019; Feb 9, 2019; March 9, 2019
  • Sat 11-3
  • Sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .25; hardcovers .50
Clinton, IA

Clinton Public Library
Underground Book Store
306 8th Avenue S
563-242-0840



Bookstore
  • Mon, Sat 10-2, Wed 2-6

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Coralville, IA


Friends of Coralville Public Library
1401 5th Street
319-248-1850

Aug 3 - 4
  • FRIENDS OF CORALVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY PRESENT ANOTHER GREAT BOOK SALE!
  • Offering buyers a broad range of reading material!
    • Friday 1:30 to 5:30
    • Saturday 9:00 to 3:00
  • Members get in an hour early, at 12:30 pm, on Friday for first pick at the sales.
  • Presenting OVER 8,000 BOOKS!
    • 75% donated. 25% library withdrawals.
    • 60% hardcover; sorted by type.
  • Great Prices:
    • Most hardcover books $2.00 on Friday & $1.00 on Saturday
    • Most paperback books $1.00 on Friday & $ .50 on Saturday
    • Audiovisual materials are 50 cents and children's books are 25 cents both days
  • Unless otherwise noted, all books for sale range from VERY GOOD to PRISTINE!
  • Large variety of hard cover & paperback books ranging from good to very good condition in FREE section
  • Also: FREE books area of lesser quality ranging from poor to good
  • More information about Friends Book Sales
  • To reach the library: From I-80 take the Coralville 1st Avenue exit (242), go south to the 5th St. intersection (there is a traffic light), turn right and go 11 blocks. The library is on your right. Just follow the new parking ramp signs.
  • Area sights: Amana Colonies, University of Iowa athletics & museums, Herbert Hoover Museum & Presidential Library, Devonian Fossil Gorge
  • Watch for the next great sale November 2 and 3!


Feb
  • Watch this spot for detail on the upcoming sales!
Council Bluffs, IA

Council Bluffs Public Library
400 Willow Ave
712-323-7553



Bookstore
  • During library hours
Des Moines, IA

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland
at Iowa State Fairgrounds
4-H Building
3000 East Grand Avenue
515-234-0414



Sept
  • Watch this spot for details on the next great sale!
Des Moines, IA

Des Moines Central Library
1000 Grand Ave

Ongoing
  • Mon-Wed 9-7:30, Thu, Fri 9-5:30, Sun (Sept-May) 1-4:30
  • not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions
Dubuque, IA

Reu Memorial Library
Wartburg Theological Seminary
333 Wartburg Pl
563-589-0267

Oct; March
  • Thu 7:30am-10pm, Fri 7:30-noon
  • 1,000 books; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25 and up
Evansdale, IA

Evansdale Public Library
123 N Evans Rd
319-232-5367



Ongoing
  • Mon, Thu 11-7, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat 11-5
  • 90% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; books, mags .25; VHS, DVD .50
Fort Dodge, IA


Fort Dodge Public Library
424 Central Ave
515-573-8167


Bookstore
  • Mon 1-7, Tue-Fri 11-4; closed Sat, Sun
  • Friends Book Shop on the Square
Garden Grove, IA

Garden Grove Public Library
103 W. Main St.
641-443-2172



Ongoing
  • Mon, Wed, Fri 2-4:30
  • Call 641-443-2445 anytime to look at books
Grinnell, IA

Drake Community Library
930 Park St
641-236-2661



Oct
  • Sat 8-2
  • 2,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1
  • Prime books placed in bookstore


Bookstore
  • Library hours
Hiawatha, IA

Hiawatha Public Library
150 W Willman St.
319-393-1414

Ongoing
Iowa City, IA

Iowa City Public Library
123 S Linn St
319-356-5200



Bookstore
  • Mon-Thu 10:30-7, Fri 10:30-5:30, Sat 10:30-4, Sun 12:30-4:30
Iowa City, IA

Shelter House Book Sale
at Johnson County Fairgrounds
4261 Oak Crest Hill Road
Building C
319-351-0326



March
  • Watch this spot for details on the next great book sale!
Jefferson, IA

Jefferson Public Library
200 West Lincolnway St
515-386-3825



Aug 26 - Sept 1; Sept 30 - Oct 6
  • Sat-Sat Library hours
  • Preview: First day 9-1, Friends; join at door $5 ind., $10 fam.
  • 4,000+ books; 40% donated; 70% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .25-.50; last day $4 (some exceptions)
Knoxville, IA

Knoxville Public Library
213 East Montgomery St
641-828-0585

Aug
  • Thu 10-8, Fri 10-5, Sat 10-2
  • Sat discounted prices
LeClaire, IA

LeClaire Community Library
323 Wisconsin St
563-289-4242 x 4

Oct
  • Fri 10-5, Sat 10-2
  • 2,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1-$3; Sat noon: $1/bag
Madrid, IA

Madrid Public Library
100 W. 3rd. St
515-795-3846

Aug 25 - 26
  • Sat 9-2, Sun noon-2
  • Preview: Sat 8-9 $1 fee
  • 3,000 books; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plus CDs, DVDs, puzzle, mags; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; Sun $5/box
Malvern, IA


Malvern Public Library
502 Main St.
712-624-8219


Ongoing
Marion, IA

Marion Public Library
1095 6th Ave
319-377-3412

Oct
  • Sat 10-4, Sun 2-4
  • Preview: Fri 4-6pm, Friends; join at door $10
  • 2,200 books; 80% donated; 70% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $2; children's .50; Sun $3/bag
  • Newest books are sold in our Bookstore
Marshalltown, IA

Marshalltown Public Library
105 W. Boone St
641-754-5738

Feb
  • Sat 9-2, Sun 1-4
  • 2,000+ books; 80% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .25; hardcovers $1; Sun $1/bag
Oskaloosa, IA

AAUW, Oskaloosa
at Penn Central Mall
200 High Ave. W



Oct
  • Thu noon-8, Fri 10-8, Sat 10-2
  • 7,000 books; 80% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1 per item, 6 for $5; .50 after 30; children's .50; Sat $5/bag
Perry, IA

Perry Public Library
1101 Willis Ave

July 20 - 21; Oct 19 - 20; Jan 18 - 19, 2019
  • Fri 10-4, Sat 10-2
  • 5,000 books; 50% donated; 35% hardcover; sorted
Red Oak, IA

Red Oak Public Library
400 North 2nd St.

Ongoing
Solon, IA

Solon Public Library
320 W. Main St.
319-624-2678



Feb 2, 2019
  • Sat 8-noon
  • 2,000+ books; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; includes CDs, DVDs, audiobooks; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .50; DVD/Audio $1. Some items as marked


Ongoing
Spencer, IA

Spencer Rotary Club
at Clay County Regional Events Center
800 W 18th St

Nov
  • Thu, Fri 10-7, admission $1; Sat 10-5 Sun noon-4 (free admission Sat & Sun)
  • Preview: Wed 5:30-7:30pm, $5 fee
  • 30,000 books; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $3; Sat half price; Sun $5/bag, $25 grocery cart
Tipton, IA

Tipton Public Library
206 Cedar St.
319-886-6266

Ongoing
Waterloo, IA

Waterloo Public Library
415 Commercial St
319-291-4476

Bookstore
  • Tue 10-7, Wed-Sat 10-1
  • Paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1-$3
Waukee, IA


Waukee Public Library
950 Warrior Lane
515-987-7994




Oct
  • Sat 8:30-3
  • Preview: Fri 6-7:30pm, Friends; join at door, $25 suggested donation for membership
  • 5,000 books; 90% donated; 50% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; partly sorted; children's .50; adult $2
  • Bake sale


Ongoing
  • Mon-Thu 9:30-8:30, Fri, Sat 9:30-3, Sun 1-4 (Sept-May)
Webster City, IA

Kendall Young Library
1201 Willson Ave
515-832-9100

Oct
  • Fri 10-6, Sat 10-noon
  • Preview: Thu 10-8, Friends; join at door $5
  • not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions
West Des Moines, IA

West Des Moines Public Library
4000 Mills Civic Parkway
515-222-3500



Bookstore
  • Library hours
  • 200-300 books
Winterset, IA

Winterset Public Library
at American Legion bldg
223 N 1st Ave
515-462-1731



Sept 7 - 8
  • Fri 10-7, Sat 10-3
  • Preview: Thu 4-7pm, Friends; join at door $5. No vendors, no scanners. $10/plastic grocery sack (provided); limit 5 bags
  • 10,000 books; 90% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; donation
  • Legion will sell snacks

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Algonquin, IL


Algonquin Area Public Library
Eastgate Branch
115 Eastgate St.
847-658-4343

July 12 - 15
  • Summer 2018 Book Sale!
  • More Than 30,000 Books
    • Sorted into 70 categories!
  • All adult books are sorted and on shelves
  • Over 9,000 items for children
    • These are well organized in bins and on shelves
  • Great Prices
    • Adult books, $1 and up; children .25 and up
    • Paperbacks .50; CDs $1, DVDs $2, books on CD $3
  • Books are NOT picked over!
  • Special categories will be featured for this sale
  • Large FICTION section in alpha order
  • Many unusual special books!
  • July 12 to 15, 2018
  • SERIOUS BUYERS PREVIEW SALE
    • Thursday 4 to 7
    • $10 Admission charge
    • Adults only please
  • REGULAR SALE HOURS - FREE ADMISSION
    • Friday 4 to 8
    • Saturday 10 to 2
    • Sunday 1 to 4
  • Sunday Books are HALF PRICE
  • Refreshments available Friday, Saturday and Sunday

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Elmhurst, IL


AAUW Elmhurst Area Branch
at Lincoln School
565 S. Fairfield Ave



Aug 2 - 5
  • AAUW Elmhurst Area Annual USED BOOK SALE [American Association of University Women]
  • Successful operation for over 50 years. Proceeds benefit local AAUW educational scholarships and national AAUW research and programs supporting women and girls.
  • Over 25,000 Books
    • 100% Donated
    • Super organized - sorted into 30+ categories
    • Large Children's Section
    • DVDs and CDs also available
  • Great Prices
    • Most items range from $1.00 to $2.00; children's from 50 cents to $2
    • Collector's Area individually priced
    • Price reductions on Sunday
      • BAG SALE - $10 per standard grocery bag of regular books and 50% off on individually priced books
  • Schedule
  • PREVIEW SALE
    • Thursday August 2nd, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • GENERAL SALE
    • Friday August 3rd, 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    • Saturday August 4th, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    • Sunday August 5th, 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.-$10 BAG SALE
  • Admission
    • Preview Sale (Thursday): $10 per person admission. Line-up and wristband sales begin at 5:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
    • Free admission all other days (Friday, Saturday, Sunday). Hours as listed above.

Cash or checks ONLY - NO credit or debit cards accepted


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Mount Prospect, IL


Mount Prospect Public Library
10 S Emerson St
847-253-5675



July 20 - 22
  • Friends of Mount Prospect Public Library present another giant sale!
  • 35,000 Books!
    • 90% donated; 60% hardcover
  • This sale only:
    • Featuring a large selection of Books on CD (many still in shrink wrap) DVDs, CDs and jigsaw puzzles
    • Also over 200 library-used graphic novels and manja.
  • All books over $0.25: Nonfiction books are categorized. Fiction books are categorized and alphabetized.
  • Friends Preview Sale July 20
    • Friday, 6:30-9:30pm
    • Not a member yet? Join the Friends at the door for $5/yr and attend the preview
  • General Public Sale July 21 and 22
    • Saturday, 9am to 4:30pm
    • Sunday, noon to 4pm
  • Great Prices: Most .25-$1
    • .25-$10 (Rare/autographed higher)
  • Books were not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions.
  • Scanners welcome
  • Handcarts available
  • Credit cards accepted. (There is a $2 convenience fee for purchase under $100, $5 fee for purchase over $100.)
  • Ample free parking.
  • For more information contact: fofmppl@gmail.com
  • Watch for the next big sale: October 19, 20, 21!

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Normal, IL


Books To Benefit
360 Wylie Dr, Suite 700
309-531-8320

Crossroads Center, former outlet mall down from Marcus Wehrenberg Theater


June 14 - 24
  • BOOKS TO BENEFIT SEMIANNUAL BOOK SALE to support literacy
  • Presenting 25,000 BOOKS at BARGAIN PRICES!
  • Preview
    • Thursday, June 14, from 5 pm to 8 pm
    • $5.00 fee per person
    • Doors open promptly at 5 pm
  • Regular Sale – free admission
    • Friday, June 15, from 10 am to 7 pm
    • Saturday, June 16 from 10 am to 4 pm
  • $5 Book Lover’s Bag Sale
    • Sunday, June 17 from noon to 4 pm
    • We supply the bags
  • Writer’s Event and $5 Book Lover’s Bag Sale
    • Saturday, June 23  from 1 to 3 pm
    • Aspiring authors meet a panel of local published authors
    • We supply the bags
  • Most hardcover books are $2; most paperbacks are $.50
    • 100% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions
    • The following bound magazines are available for sale:
      • American Rifleman, 1923-1998, bound by year
      • Men At Arms, 1979-1992, bound by year (some have two years in one volume)
      • Arms Gazette, 1973-1981, bound by year (some have two years in one volume)
    • Over 50 categories of nonfiction books tabled and alphabetized by subject
    • Walls lined with shelved fiction, organized by genre and alphabetized by author and title
      • Includes mysteries, science fiction, popular authors and romance
    • Vintage - novels, first editions, history, presidential biographies, children’s, book sets of classic authors and “oddities”
    • Children’s books sorted and organized by classroom teacher
    • Special Collection room, books of special value, rare, special pricing
  • Also CD's, DVD's, and audio books
  • Proceeds of the sale support STAR Adult Literacy and YouthBuild McLean County’s literacy programs
  • THE SALE IS CONSTANTLY RESTOCKED UNTIL ALL AVAILABLE ITEMS ARE ON THE SALE FLOOR.
  • For information call (309) 531-8320, email books2benefitBloomington@gmail.com or visit www.books2benefit.com
  • Visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/books2benefitBloomington/ to see some of our featured books
  • Friday, Saturday and Sunday bake sale to support Heartland Community College Books to Benefit textbook scholarship
  • Credit cards accepted. ($1 convenience fee for each credit card transaction)
  • Upcoming 2018 sale dates:
    • August 4, 2018 Comic Book Sale
    • November 1-4, 2018 Semiannual Sale
    • November 10, 2018  Book Lover's Bag Sale

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Saint Paul, MN


Half Price Books
2041 Ford Parkway
651-699-1391

July 19 - 22
  • Half Price Books Tent Sale!
  • 2041 Ford Parkway, St. Paul, MN 55116
  • Everything's $2 or less!
  • Thursday, July 19th - Sunday, July 22nd
    • Thursday -Saturday, 9AM-7PM
    • Sunday 10AM-6PM
  • Thousands of items including hardback and paperback fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, music, movies, games and MORE!
  • For more information visit hpb.com or call 651-699-1391

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St. Paul, MN


PRINT MATTERS
Progress Center Building
Minnesota State Fairgrounds
1265 Snelling Avenue North
1-800-441-0076

Enter fairgrounds at main gate off Snelling Ave. Take 2nd right. Go 4 blocks north.


June 29 - 30
  • PRINT MATTERS*
  • a Summer Book Fair presented by Rain Taxi
    • Friday, June 29, 2018, 3-8pm
      • $10 Entry for first look, specials, and surprises TBA
    • Saturday, June 30, 2018, 10am-4pm
    • Free Admission - fun for the whole family!
  • Scores of dealers offering a variety of items both common and rare!
    • Collectible Books, First Editions
    • Children’s and Illustrated Books
    • Americana, Maps and Prints
    • Chapbooks and Broadsides, Art Books
    • Comics and Graphic Novels
    • Posters and Photographs
    • Local History
    • Pulp Fiction
    • Underground Publications
  • PLUS: Vinyl Records in our Analog Alley
  • More info can be found online here: http://www.raintaxi.com/print-matters-book-fair
  • Twitter: @PrintMattersTC
  • Click Here for Facebook Event Page
  • * Formerly known as the Twin Cities Antiquarian and Rare Book Fair, and still sponsored by the Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association!

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Saint Charles, MO


250,000 Items!
Friends of the St. Charles City-County Library Book Sale
The Family Arena
2002 Arena Parkway
(Enter at Gate 2)
636-441-2300 x 1582





Aug 3 - 5
  • ST. CHARLES CITY-COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT -- FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY 2018 BOOK FAIR
  • One of the largest Book Fairs in the St. Louis area
  • Over 250,000 hardbacks, paperbacks, sets, and records
  • Click here for more information
  • LOCATION:
  • The 2018 Friends Book Fair will be held at the Family Arena, 2002 Arena Parkway, St. Charles, MO 63303. Enter at Gate 2.
    • Nearly 30,000 square feet filled with the best bargains in town! At this location, customers shop in comfort with wide aisles, cool temperatures (no matter how hot it gets outside), and plenty of convenient free parking.
  • Friday, August 3:
    • FRIENDS MEMBERS WILL ONCE AGAIN ENJOY ADVANCE SHOPPING HOURS
    • 9:00 am to noon - Friends members only admission
    • Friends memberships must be received by Friday, July 27 - Purchase a membership now
    • Friends memberships will be sold on Friday immediately after the 9 a.m. opening (Shop at 9:00 a.m. on Friday for the best selection.)
    • Noon to 9:00 p.m. - Open to the general public.
  • Saturday, August 4: 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
    • Open to the general public
  • Sunday, August 5: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
    • Open to the general public
    • $5.00 a bag day (most items) Standard size plastic grocery bags provided on site.
  • BARGAIN PRICES - GREAT SELECTION:
    • Most hardbacks $2, regular size paperbacks 50 cents, oversize paperbacks $1
    • All children's and teen books 50 cents
    • AV materials priced as marked.
    • Some very old books, reference materials and special items priced separately.
    • On Sunday, books are sold for $5.00 a bag-standard size grocery bags provided.
  • All books sorted into popular categories - easy to find the items you want!
  • Some of the most popular categories: cookbooks, children's, crafts, fine arts, western, mysteries, science fiction, biographies
  • Separate area for children's and teen materials.
  • Leftovers: The Friends will donate the "leftovers" from the 2018 Fair to nonprofit organizations (schools, churches, etc.) who can come on Sunday, August 5, between 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. and pick them up. Books will be given away on a first-come-first-serve basis. Nonprofit organizations interested in any of the leftover items should click here to sign up online or contact Erin Carnes at 441-2300 ext. 1517 prior to the Fair.
  • Volunteers: Approximately 300 volunteers are needed for a successful Book Fair. If you would like to help with set-up on Thursday, August 2 or work a shift at the Fair, click here to sign up online. Volunteer jobs include stocking tables, tallying sales, cashiering, providing information and loading and unloading trucks.
  • Mark your calendar now and come out to support your FRIENDS!

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Saint Louis, MO

1 Million+ Books!
YMCA Book Fair
Greensfelder Recreation Center
Queeny Park, 550 Weidman Rd
314-353-4960



Aug 17 - 21
  • 40th Annual YMCA Book Fair
  • First Selection Day $10 admission
    • Friday, August 17, 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
    • Wristbands for opening day will go on sale at 7:30am
  • Free Admission Days
    • August 18-21
    • Saturday to Tuesday, 9:00 am - 9:00 pm each day
  • Half Price Day
    • Monday, August 20, all day
    • 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • $10 a Box Day
    • Tuesday, August 21
    • 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • OVER ONE MILLION BOOKS!
  • LOW Prices
  • RARE BOOKS! Click Here to see the 2018 List of Rare and Unusual Books
  • We also have:
    • 45's, 78's
    • 8 tracks
    • CD's, DVD's
    • Audio, videotapes and cassettes
  • Credit Cards accepted
  • Items are Priced to Sell!
  • Location: Queeny Park
  • www.Facebook.com/YMCABookfair

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McLean, VA


AAUW - McLean, VA Chapter
Spring Hill Recreation Center
1239 Spring Hill Road
McLean, VA 22102
703-527-4206 (AAUW Contact)



Aug 31 - Sept 2
  • McLean AAUW 49th ANNUAL USED BOOK SALE
  • Over 40,000 Items!
  • Plenty of selections for adults and kids! All donated and sorted by category.
    • Books
    • DVD's, CD's
    • Software
    • Records
    • Recent Textbooks
  • Book categories are very well organized and easy to Navigate - find just what you need
  • Specially Priced Books for Adults and Children
    • First Editions. Signed copies!
    • Special Book Category selections!
  • August 31, September 1 and 2
    • Friday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
    • Saturday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
    • Sunday 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Sunday most books are $10.00 a bag
  • No entry fee. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted
  • Proceeds support AAUW Scholarships for Women. American Association of University Women. Get great bargains and help students!
  • For more info: 703-527-4206, aauwbookfair@gmail.com
  • Do you have books to donate? Book collection dates are: May 12, June 2 & 23, July 14. Saturdays 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
    • Bring donations to Sun Trust Bank 515 Maple Ave East Vienna, VA 22180



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